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Aviation contributes substantially to anthropogenic climate change. This paper situates individual behaviour changes alongside technological efficiency gains and policy processes in the search for significant emission reduction in the aviation sector. Using online survey methodology (N = 393) and...

Author(s)
Oswald, L.; Ernst, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2021, 29, 1, pp 68-86
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Air transport is a fundamental element for the development of global tourism. Forecasts in both sectors indicate a continued, solid and indisputable growth. This study aims to gain an understanding of air transport sustainability from an energy supply perspective and to compare the criticality for...

Author(s)
Jiménez Crisóstomo, A.
Publisher
Universidade de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Investigaciones Turísticas, 2020, 20, pp 31-49
Abstract

The paper engages with the concepts of scapegoat ecology and heroisation to explore social media responses to Greta Thunberg's activism. We sought to understand the broad sentiment towards her anti-flying (flygskam/flight shame) campaign, as symbolised by her 2019 sail to the United States to...

Author(s)
Mkono, M.; Hughes, K.; Echentille, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 12, pp 2081-2098
Abstract

Academia is generally carbon intensive. Many academics are highly aeromobile to an extent that is now being framed as a form of 'climate hypocrisy'. Technological advances are not enough to reduce the negative impacts of flying, and behaviour change is needed. As tourism academics our knowledge of...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 1, pp 1-9
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to briefly discuss the flight shaming (flygskam) movement and considers its implications for tourism. Design/methodology/approach: The paper synthesises the current thinking on the flight shaming movement and contextualises it for tourism futures. Findings: While flygskam...

Author(s)
Mkono, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2020, 6, 3, pp 223-226
Abstract

This study examined the environmental impacts of the aviation industry on the Victoria Falls tourism route and sustainability measures being put in place to deal with aviation's impact on climate change. Primary data that includes an online survey of 370 tourists and secondary data from IATA...

Author(s)
Dube, K.; Nhamo, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Development, 2019, 29, pp 5-15
Abstract

Responsible corporate action has long been recognized as a vital step toward sustainability. Recently, this notion has also been introduced in tourism practices. Consequently, researchers have gradually become involved in exploring how tourism CSER is practiced, what might motivate it, and the...

Author(s)
Lin LiPin; Yu ChiaYuan; Chang FuChen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 1-12
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Although the tourism industry has been of great importance for the Mexican economy in recent years, the socio-environmental impact of this economic activity is high. This article explores a particular aspect of the environmental effect of tourism: the carbon footprint produced by international...

Author(s)
Peniche Camps, S.; Laure, A.; Cázares, L.
Publisher
Universidade de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Investigaciones Turísticas, 2017, No.14, pp 45-62
Abstract

Anthropogenic climate change poses considerable challenges to all societies and economies. One significant contributor to human-induced climate change is tourism transportation, particularly aviation. This paper addresses the relationship between climate change concerns, the energy-intensive nature ...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Reis, A.; Cohen, S. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 4, pp 338-354
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347

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